Gravity Media has partnered with game publisher Riot Games to provide Managed services at Riot Games’ state-of-the-art remote broadcast centre (RBC) in Dublin, Ireland.
The appointment of Gravity Media as a broadcast Managed Services partner will further bolster and elevate the technical offering at the RBC for live esports broadcast production, which will see the team provide wider remote production support on all the ongoing global Riot Games esports events.
Gravity Media’s Managed Service offering has become an increasingly popular option over the past couple of years. Working in partnership with Riot Games, Gravity Media will enroll highly-skilled, motivated and ambitious individuals, who will work in a combination of technical and operational roles producing the best-in-class live events for global audiences. These individuals will provide support at the Dublin-based remote broadcast centre operating under Project Stryker, Powered by AWS, Riot Games’ latest investment toward global live broadcast production.
The 50,000-square foot production space located in Swords is the first of Project Stryker’s three RBCs strategically placed around the globe to support regional and global live esports across Riot Games’ trio of esports titles: League of Legends Esports, VALORANT Esports and Wild Rift Esports. It stands as Riot’s second footprint in Dublin, joining its City Centre office with approximately 165 employees specialising in business operations, development, engineering, localisation and player support.
Allyson Gormley, Global Operations Director, Project Stryker at Riot Games, said: “We are excited to partner with Gravity Media and their extensive network of talent to attract the best and brightest minds in live broadcast production to Riot Games and Project Stryker. Gravity Media has some of the best talent across broadcasting, production, and technology that will certainly be a valuable asset in our ambitious live esports productions that continuously attract millions of viewers around the world.”
Eamonn Dowdall, Executive Director of Gravity Media, said: “We couldn’t be prouder to start 2023 by sharing the exciting news of our partnership with Riot Games.
“This opportunity allows us to leverage and showcase our global esports credentials and world-leading broadcast talent, working closely with Riot Games at their European HQ, enabling us to service Riot Games globally in the delivery of the most engaging and immersive projects ever created.
“Our Managed Services offering sees Gravity Media manage facilities, and produce content where we can support with idea generation and content creation ensuring post-production and distribution.
“Gravity Media will further ensure that Riot Games remains the most player-focused game company in the world, which sees the brand revolutionise esports broadcast production worldwide.”